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I took this photo in July at a meet and greet the Sea Lion experience at Blackpool Zoo. My hubby was so please when he got to get Gina to perform a trick Smile

I have entered this photo in a competition and would so appreciate any votes that you give, he is currently in 4th place, so we have some work to do yet. This is the link

http://yourblackpool.com/your-memories/2997552160ba124f69/

Many thanks and hope you like the photo Smile xxx

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX100
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Jul 2013 - 3:59 PM
Focal Length:5.2mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Portrait
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Simon and the Performing Sea Lion
Username:SammyRatFan SammyRatFan
Uploaded:26 Aug 2013 - 5:33 PM
Tags:Blackpool, Competition, Pets / captive animals, Sea lion, Wildlife park, Zoo
VS Mode Rating 98 (20% won)
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Votes:62
Voters:Tish1 · CarolG · Brovy · Badgerfred · EileenH · DicksPics · barbarahirst · EAS · Glostopcat · tomcat · Hermanus · Derek_Fearn · NDODS · Alan_Baseley · Jeddahknight111 · RobertTurley · Nikonuser1 · morpheus1955 · leontari · Lynniesefforts · fificat100 · alligatorpants · Mike_Smith · Ayoob · michaelo · danbrann · WorldInFocus · kojack · Rende · ugly · anglingandyq · sparrowhawk · robway · jdinne · AlexAppleby · jovanovic · Rock · terryxc · ChristineD · HarrietH · prabhusinha · Jenny-D · PattiW · ColleenA · Maiwand · sweetpea62 · canonfan · Brian65 · Eyeballpaul · FeatherFriend · HuddersfieldHil · jamesmoorephotography · brian17302 · pks · goso · mashwood10 · Holmewood · DevilsAdvocate · mrcoradour · johnke · HobbitDave · rgg ·
Views:184
Unique Views:82

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 5:36 PM

I love Sea Lions and this is a great image, clear and sharp.

Tish

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 5:38 PM

Well captured, Sam, and good luck in the competition. Carol

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senn
senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 5:39 PM

the capture is OK, .. but the scene is stupid

sorry Blush

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SammyRatFan
26 Aug 2013 - 5:41 PM

You are entitled to your opinion Senn, no need to be sorry,

Sorry you feel that way about it.

Sam

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 6:24 PM

Looks as though both are enjoying the experience!

Ann

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
26 Aug 2013 - 6:43 PM

A great image this - very well taken ! Good luck with the competition !!

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Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 3Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Aug 2013 - 8:14 PM

Seal are hard act to follow! But fun to be with. Good enjoyable photoSmile

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SammyRatFan
26 Aug 2013 - 10:09 PM

Thank you for all the lovely comments and A big THANK YOU to those that clicked the link to vote for my picture in the competition to win a trip to Blackpool..... Much appreciated


Sammy SmileSmileSmileSmile

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
26 Aug 2013 - 10:55 PM

A well captured image .
Effrossini

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fificat100
27 Aug 2013 - 5:27 AM

Nicely timed to catch the pose. good clear colour - and fun!

Lavina

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 8225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Aug 2013 - 5:55 PM

Superb picture, i just voted your second now

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SammyRatFan
28 Aug 2013 - 12:22 AM

Many thanks Mike Smile

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Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 4Ayoob vcard Australia
28 Aug 2013 - 12:50 AM

Great capture.........Grin

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
31 Aug 2013 - 1:07 PM

Looks like fun, great shot...Got my vote...2nd place now, your creeping up the leaderboard.

Terry.

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ChristineD
31 Aug 2013 - 3:42 PM

A great fun image, fingers crossed

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SammyRatFan
31 Aug 2013 - 7:48 PM

Many thanks, much appreciated Smile

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Brian65
Brian65  6 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2013 - 8:08 PM

Great shot Sam.
Brian

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mrcoradour
16 Jun 2015 - 7:29 AM

This is such a wonderful; capture

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johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2015 - 9:30 AM

A sharp fun loving Image....John

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